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Table 6 Main financial incentive to stay at work

From: Determinants for the transition from work into retirement in Europe

  EU15, rich EU15, poor New EU MS
Increase retirement pension entitlement    
Men 14.9 22.3 16.9
Women 14.2 25.7 36.1
Total 14.6 23.5 30.7
Provide sufficient household income    
Men 41.4 59.6 68.5
Women 38.2 58.0 58.3
Total 40.0 59.0 61.2
No financial incentive    
Men 43.7 18.1 14.6
Women 47.6 16.3 5.6
Total 45.5 17.5 8.2
  1. Note: Percentages of people in the study group who indicated the respective incentive which made them stay at work. Source: Author’s calculation using AHM 2006.